Specialist insurer and reinsurer Hiscox has announced that from February of next year, Helen Rose will serve as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Syndicates Limited (HSL).
Based in London, Rose will sit on the Hiscox London Market leadership team, acting as a strategic and commercial partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kate Markham.
She brings more than 10 years of industry experience to the role, having built her career with Aspen Group, where she held various positions, including CFO, UK CFO, and most recently as Chief Accounting Officer.
Throughout her career, Rose has had first-hand experience of managing finance transformation programmes, leading profitable businesses, and developing teams.
Before entering the insurance world, Rose spent a decade in the banking industry working for Barclays, including as Senior Finance Operations Manager.
Markham commented: “Hiscox London Market has ambitious plans across our portfolio and Helen will bring valuable finance experience and acumen towards the achievement of our goals. With a broad background in banking and insurance, she will provide a unique perspective to our business and I’m looking forward to welcoming her to the team.”
Rose added: “It’s an enticing prospect to join a business with Hiscox’s caliber and history. We are well placed to take advantage of improving conditions in the market and I’m excited to play a part in delivering long-term, profitable growth.”